Topic: Online Teaching (83 articles)

Guest Posts

Online Teachers: What are You Selling?

For Nike, it’s not just the shoe’s features that sell the shoe. (Source) Sales. That word you hated the moment your girlfriend began selling Avon, and you suddenly ran out of things to talk about unless you talked about cosmetics…

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Guest Posts

A Quick Guide to Blogging For Online Teachers: Reasons, Formats & More

“But why do I need to buy a new computer?” my 60 year-old dad asks. “Well, dad, your computer is 15 years old and, well, that means it’s really old.” “Can’t I just buy a computer once and not have to replace…

October 29, 2015, by

Guest Posts

Why Failing is Good for Online Teachers

Nobody likes failing. Whenever I think of some epic stories of failure I am reminded of the Wright Brothers attempting to launch the “Wright Flyer” for the first time in December of 1903. In my imagination I see a crowd…

October 15, 2015, by

Interviews

Kirsty: “It’s important for trainers and course providers to gain credibility by building an online presence”

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

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Guest Posts

How to Create Your Own Mission Statement as an Online Teacher

If you are already reading this article or felt a tingle of recognition or awareness upon spotting the blog title, then you already know that teaching is not a job, it’s a mission. You’ll be doing it every day for…

September 17, 2015, by

Guest Posts

Creativity And New Technologies In The Foreign Language Classroom: A Practical Case

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel” – Socrates In his book Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative Sir Ken Robinson defines creativity as “the process of developing original ideas that have…

August 4, 2015, by

Online Teaching

Calling All Independent Teachers (Vol.2): A Clean and Well-Lighted Community Space

About two years ago I wrote a post with the title “A Call to All Independent Teachers“. It was to announce the free online teachers and tutors directory here on LearnOutLive. The idea behind this directory was to create a…

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Interviews

Diane Gantenhammer: I am fortunate to say that my dream has come true.

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

May 12, 2014, by

Interviews

Adéla Obermajerová: I teach people how to learn best by themselves

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

March 19, 2014, by

Interviews

Rachel Boyce: Technology has enabled me to interact with my students like never before

The following interview is part of an interview series in which we feature education professionals from a variety of different fields in order to highlight individual efforts and creative solutions to education in the 21st century. If you want to participate simply…

February 4, 2014, by

Guest Posts

How to Advertise as an Independent Tutor

After LearnOutLive’s recent article on the pitfalls of being an online teacher highlighted just a small part of the challenges faced by teachers who choose to go for unconventional methods, I started thinking about independent teaching. Being a tutor, a teacher and…

October 29, 2013, by

Online Business

3 Reasons Why Online Teachers Fail

Online teaching is still a mystery to many people. How does it work? What are the requirements? Does it pay the bills? Where to start? There are many websites that promise online teachers a quick and effortless start. I’ve found,…

October 11, 2013, by